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Odd Griffiths 5/8in Flat Ovolo Molding Plane.
This is an odd triple-boxed ovolo by Griffiths. It's in good, usable condition.
$25
Item Number mp1284
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Most Unusual I. SYM "Slanted" Astragal Molding Plane .
I've had this plane for a while, determined to figure out what it was used for. I can find no reference to it anywhere in any of my references, The plane cuts a pretty standard 1/4in astragal. The odd thing is that the plane cuts that astragal while held at about a 45 degree angle to the work. This would allow the plane to reach into awkward places and cut the astragal . I have no idea what sort of work would call for this operation. The plane appears completely original and unaltered, with the exception of a couple of holes in the sole, evidence of a fence being attached at some point. The blade is ground to match the sole profile. It's an early plane dating to the late 18th to early 19th century. It's in excellent condition all around with no damage and only minor wear. It's an oddball for sure.
$40
Item Number mp1277
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Excellent Varvill 7/8in Side Bead Molding Plane.
This is yet another excellent working example of Varvill & Son's work. Varvill was one of England's highest quality planemakers in the 19th century. This is another well-made example with excellent fit and finish throughout. The cabinet pitch blade is sharp, free of pitting, and has plenty of length left. The boxing is straight and complete. The body is free of damage but has clear hand marks from where the plane was held in use. The heel has a few hammer marks. It will work well cutting larger beads for large moldings, outdoor work, etc.
$28
Item Number mp1276
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Excellent Varvill 5/8in Side Bead Molding Plane.
This is another excellent working example of Varvill & Son's work. Varvill was one of England's highest quality planemakers in the 19th century. This is another well-made example with excellent fit and finish throughout. The cabinet pitch blade is sharp, free of pitting, and has plenty of length left. The boxing is straight and complete. The body is clean and crisp. It will work well cutting medium sized beads for base and casing moldings, amongst other uses.
$28
Item Number mp1275
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Excellent 3/4in Side Bead by J. Osborn, Chatham. .
This is a wlel-made bead with a double-boxed sole and cabinet pitch blade. The body is crisp and clean, the boxing straight and complete. The blade has no pitting. It should be a perfect working side bead for larger scale projects.
$25
Item Number mp1274
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Unmarked 8in Try and Mitre Square.
This square has a rosewood stock and a straight,square blade. It has no maker's mark.
$15
Item Number mml1289
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6in Stanley no. 10 Infill Try Square.
This is an early example dating to ca. 1888-97. It does not have Traut's "Hand-y" grip int he stock. The stock is filled with walnut and is in excellent condition. The blade is straight and square. The blade has some discoloration but no rust or pitting. It's a hefty, good-looking square ready to use.
$24
Item Number mml1288
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16oz Carpenters Hammer.
This is a decent, usable carpenter's hammer with curved claws, not ripping claws. Te face has some minor wear. The handle is complete and tight. It'll work well for bench work.
$12
Item Number m1048
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Scarce Millers Falls no. 15 4in Brace.
This is the smallest production brace made by any maker. It's a true brace, not a mechanic's speed wrench, or a screwdriver. It's equipped with Barber's jaws and the usual cocobolo head and handle found on any other size Millers Falls brace of the time, just smaller. The brace has some minor nickel loss on the frame, but at least 95% remains. The chuck is celana nd the jaws work perfectly. The head is tight and moves easily the handle is made of exceptional cocobolo with nice grain and color. It's a perfect working example of this scarce and desirable brace. I've seen a total of eight over the years, and I always look for them. This is one of the top one or two I've found in terms of condition.
$110
Item Number d694
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Extra-Flat Moulson 5/8in Paring Gouge.
This is an excellent incannel paring gouge made by Moulson Brothers. It measures 12in long overall including the octagonal boxwood handle. The handle has most original finish and a natural inclusion on one side, but no damage. The back of the blad eis clean, polished, and has no pitting. The bevel is quite sharp and has no nicks. It's a top quality paring or coping gouge to put to use
$24
Item Number c1235
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Excellent Robert Sorby 1/4in Boxwood Handled Firmer Chisel.
This chisel is in excellent working order. it has a clean back, free of pitting, and a nice sharp bevel. There is some light discoloration on the front of the chisel, but no pitting. It measures just over 10in long.
$24
Item Number c1227
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Excellent Robert Sorby 3/8in Boxwood Handled Firmer Chisel.
This chisel is in excellent working order. it has a clean back, free of pitting, and a nice sharp bevel. It measures just over 10in long.
$25
Item Number c1226
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Graduated Set of Six British Boxwood-Handled Bevel-Edge Chisels.
These chisels are all in good, usable condition with nice clean backs and solid boxwood handles. These can be used as paring chisels or with a mallet as a general purpose bench chisel. You can think of them as the British equivalent of the Stanley 750, a good all-purpose bench chisel. The boxwood has aged to a nice deep golden color. The sizes included are: 1/8in Ward, 1/4in Marples, 1/2in Marples, 5/8in Frost, 3/4in Marples (bevel is slightly out of square and could a quick regrind), and a 1in Tyzak (London). The boxwood is all in good shape, if a bit dinged from use. It's a solid user set of chisels made by some of the best Sheffield makers.
$120
Item Number c1224
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Addis Flat no. 7 7/16in Carving Tool.
This gouge is in excellent condition with an excellent clean blade and clean bevel without any nicks. There is no pitting at all on the blade, only minor discoloration. There are no chips in the bevel. The mahogany handle is excellent . It's a fine working example made by one of the best British makers.
$24
Item Number c1213
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Decent I&H Sorby 3/16in Firmer Chisel.
This is a simple, usable chisel with a nice mahogany handle. It measures just over 10in overall. The back is quite decent- see photos and it will sharpen up easily.
$10
Item Number c1203
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Mathieson 1in Tang Firmer Chisel.
This chisel measures 11in overall. The first 3/4in of the back has been lapped clean and flat. The handle is in good shape without damage.
Left-Over and Reduced to: $18
Item Number c1123
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Lufkin 1905 Catalog Reprint.
This 110 page reprint of the original 1920 catalog is in excellent condition. It features Lufkin's full line of rules and tapes. It's a good reference book to have in your library.
$10
Item Number b464
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Swan 1/4in Socket Former Chisel.
This is a good, usable swap measuring over 12in long overall. The back of the blade is clean and it features the Swan logo with the "Best Tool Steel" motto. Note the relief grinding ont he top of the chisel toward the bevel. It will be a fine worker, made by one of the best.
$18 This Item Has Been Sold



Exceptional Buck Brothers 1 3/4in Tang Bevel-Edge Paring Chisel.
This is a top quality Buck Brothers edge tool in outstanding condition. It's an uncommon size in my experience, the 1 1/2 and 2in being much more common. It measures 12.5in long overall. It came from the bench of a master craftsman and has been recently honed. The back has been polished. It has a few specks of very light pitting away from the bevel that shouldn't be visible at all by the time all of that steel in front is used up. It's very sharp. The handle is complete and excellent. It's a wonderfully thin, fine paring chisel which would make a fantastic addition to any working kit.
$45 This Item Has Been Sold



Tiny W. Jessop Mortise Chisel.
The blad eis barely 1/32 in wide at the bevel.
$30 This Item Has Been Sold



Early Newbould 1/8in Mortise Chise.
This mortise chisel in excellent working order. It has no rust or pitting anywhere, and a nice sharp bevel. The handle is in excellent condition. It should make an outstanding worker to cut small mortises.
$30 This Item Has Been Sold



Outstanding Set of Three Custom-Made Dovetail Chisels.
These three chisels were made by a master craftsman, the same person from whose shop many of the other top quality edge tools I've had the past two months have come from. Their former owner made these three chisels especially for fine work with little clearance. These are sizes 1/8in, 3/16in, and 1/4in. The tool steel from blades is from reclaimed three-sided files. The blades were ground flat and polished.. The handle are absolutely stunning, made from some sort of iridescent tropical wood. They are all three sharp and ready to work. They would be ideal for cleaning out waste between small dovetails.
$45 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent Thin, Flexible 3/8in Paring Chisel by Spear & Jackson, Sheffield.
This chisel is in excellent condition with a clean, lapped back free of any pitting. The bevel is very sharp and requires just a very fine honing. The handle looks like apple wood to me, and is in excellent condition. It measures 12in long overall, most of which is in the long, thin blade. It will make a top quality user paring chisel for fine work.
$26 This Item Has Been Sold



Three Tiny Buck Paring Chisels.
These three paring chisels all look similar and ere found together, so I'll try to keep them together. They set has sizes 1/8in, 3/16in, and 1/4in, all with the "fancy" style apple handles Buck used on their top quality paring chisels. These were never meant to be struck with a mallet, only used by hand. The 1/4in is a Charles Buck, also made in Milbury and with a nearly identical handle. All three have perfectly clean, lapped backs with zero pitting. The bevels are very sharp. It's a great set of smaller paring chisel for the finest work, all ready to be put to use with the barest minimum of effort.
$65 This Item Has Been Sold



Three Tiny Buck Paring Chisels.
These three paring chisels all look similar and were found together, so I'll try to keep them together. They set has sizes 1/8in, 1/4in, and a super thin 1 1/6in that was likely ground down from a 1/8in, though the job was very well done. All three have identical apple handles. . All three have perfectly clean, lapped backs with zero pitting. The bevels are very sharp. It's a great set of smaller paring chisel for the finest work, all ready to be put to use with the barest minimum of effort.
$65 This Item Has Been Sold



3/8in Pigsticker Mortise Chisel by ellis, Sheffield.
This chisel has one of my favorite maker's marks, the EllisLATEBerry, Old Street on one side, and a racing shell on the other with two rowers and a coxswain. The chisel is in good, usable condition. The back of the blade is clean with only the lightest scattered pitting which will cause no great fuss at all in getting it sharp. In fact, the bevel is already quite sharp and free of nicks or dings. The handle has a chip out of the very end but is otherwise solid. It will be a great worked in a very useful size.
$30 This Item Has Been Sold



Decent 1/8in Pigsticker Mortise Chisel.
This chisel isn't the prettiest- the sides are terribly pitted, but the back is decent and the handle is complete and free of damage. It should work well, even if it's sort of ugly.
$24 This Item Has Been Sold



Huge 1/2in Pigsticker Mortise Chisel.
This chisel was made by Thomas Turton in Sheffield. Turton was, and remains a steel and tool manufacturer, having started business in 1824. It is in excellent condition with a nice clean back free of any pitting. It measures 12.5 inches long overall. The blade is just terribly massive, much more so than any other I've seen. the beech handle has a tight check, but looks quite solid. It should be a great worker for large mortise work,
$45 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent Matchet Quartet of Buck Brothers Incannel Gouges.
This set of paring gouges was found together and were well-cared for. All four have sharp, clean bevels with no nicks at all. Once still has remnants of green rouge from its last stropping. The backs are all clean and free of pitting except the smallest which three tiny pockmarks of pitting. The are all long and thin ranging in length from 12.5 to 14.5inches in length. The widths included are 1/4in deep sweep, 3/4in medium sweep, 1in flat sweep, and 1 1/4in deep sweep. The handles are all in excellent condition. I'll try to keep them together this time. If they don't sell before my next list I'll consider splitting them up. A fantastic working set of the finest American edge tools, a tool unavailable today new at any price.
$110 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent Matched Set of Six Buck Brothers Tang Firmer Chsiels.
This set of six firmer chisels all came from the same shop and all have matching maker's marks and overall patina. . All were well cared-for and recently sharpened. None have pitting on the back. All have excellent original apple handles. The sizes included are: 1/8in., 1/4in., 3/8in., 1/2in., 3/4in., and 1 1/4in.. It's an excellent working set, made by one of America's finest edge tool makers, in top user condition.
$145 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent C. Maiers 1/8in V Carving Tool.
This is an excellent working example with a sharp bevel, no pitting at all anywhere, and a perfect handle.
$26 This Item Has Been Sold



Long James Swan 1 1/8in Millwrights Gouge.
This is a stout 14in long, 1 1/8in wide socket millwright's gouge made by Swan in Seymour, CT. The blade has light, scattered pitting. The handle is near perfect.
$24 This Item Has Been Sold



Scarce, Near-Flat no. 4 Fishtail Gouge.
This gouge was made by tiranti in London. Founded in 1895, the company is still in business today. This is an excellent 1in wide very flat no. 4 fishtail chisel. The beech handle is near perfect. the blade has no pitting at al. The bevel is very sharp and has no dings at all. It's an exceptional working example of this scarce pattern.
$26 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent Addis no. 13 Bent 1/2in Gouge.
This is a very flat bent gouge made by Addis. It is in excellent condition overall. There is no pitting at all on the blade. The bevel is sharp and free of nicks. The mahogany handle is nearly perfect. It's an exceptional working example.
$26 This Item Has Been Sold



Outstanding Buck Deep 5/8in No. 8 gouge.
They just don't come much better than this.. the inside face is perfectly clean without a speck of pitting. The bevel is sharp and free of nicks. The original handle has no damage. Deep, larger gouge sizes like this are hard to find. This one is as nice as you'll find.
$28 This Item Has Been Sold



Addis Small, Flat 5/16in no. 5 Carving Tool.
This gouge is in excellent condition with a perfectly clean blade and a sharp, usable bevel. There are no chips in the bevel. the mahogany handle is excellent . It's a fine working example made by one of the best British makers.
$24 This Item Has Been Sold



Scarce Extra-Deep Buck no. 11 3/8in Carving Gouge.
This is an especially deep no. 11 sweep 3/8in wide carving tool in excellent user condition. The inside face has no pitting, just some light discoloration. It retains its original apple handle which is in excellent condition. It's a scarce size and should be a fantastic worker once it's had a quick grind and hone.
$25 This Item Has Been Sold



Near-New James Swan 3/4in Socket Firmer Chsiel.
This is a long, fine socket fir,er with a highly polished blade and measuring over 13in overall. It has Swan's logo including the "best tool steel" motto. There is no pitting at all anywhere on the blade and the back is flat. The handle is in good shape and has no damage or wear. It's a great usable example made by one of America's best.
$28 This Item Has Been Sold



Extra-Deep 1/2in no. 11 Deep Carving Gouge.
This gauge is marked with the sweep on one side, "P&T" on the other. I can't find the maker in a quick search. The gouge is in excellent condition with no pitting and a perfect handle. It needs a quick grind on the bevel and a honing is all. It's a nice extra-deep size in a smaller width- a very uncommon combination.
$15 This Item Has Been Sold



Extra-Long Marples 1 1/2in Wide Tang Paring Chisel.
This is a huge 16+inch long paring chisel with wide bevels along the blade. It's more a short sword than an edge tool. If you want a wide paring chisel to use it's vital to look at the back. A wide chisel with significant pitting that affects the bevel area is a bear to fix. having said that, here's my honest opinion of the back. The first 5/8in is clean. After that there is the slightest pitting or discoloration up until the 1 1/2in mark. This is really nothing to worry about and should work out as you grind/hone during use. After the 1 1/2in mark there is more moderate pitting, and a few small bad patches. Still, 1 1/2in of really decent blade should last you several decades if this is a dedicated paring chisel. It's probably not a three generation tool, but it's not priced as such. the handle is in great shape.
$35 This Item Has Been Sold



Extra-Long Marples 1 1/4in Wide Tang Paring Chisel.
This is a long 14+inch long paring chisel with wide bevels along the blade.This is a perfectly usable paring chisel. If you want a wide paring chisel to use it's vital to look at the back. A wide chisel with significant pitting that affects the bevel area is a bear to fix. having said that, here's my honest opinion of the back. It's very clean. There is literally one tiny pit 3in in back of the bevel. Otherwise it's clean. That's extraordinary considering hoe much sheer real estate there is. The bevel is cleanly ground, but not all the way to an edge. It looks almost like it has its factory edge on it. The handle, unfortunately, has a repaired crack and some tiny chips right at the end. Some sandpaper and a coat of shellac will go a long way to improving its feel in the hand. It's going to be an excellent working paring chisel with a small bit of honing.
$45 This Item Has Been Sold



Extra-Long I. Sorby 1 1/4in Wide Tang Paring Chisel.
This is a long 15+inch long boxwood-handled paring chisel with wide bevels along the blade.This is a perfectly usable paring chisel. If you want a wide paring chisel to use it's vital to look at the back. A wide chisel with significant pitting that affects the bevel area is a bear to fix. Having said that, here's my honest opinion of the back. The first 1.5inches are very clean wit no pitting. After that there is some moderate pitting for a half inch or so, then more clean blade. That first 1./5inches is a lot of met to work with, many years if it's used as a dedicated paring chisel. The boxwood handle has a tight,small check but is otherwise fine. It's going to be an excellent working paring chisel with a small bit of honing.
$40 This Item Has Been Sold



Tiyn Buck 1/8in Veining Tool.
This is a very steep no. 10 1/8in wide veining tool. it's in excellent condition, sharp and ready to work. There is no pitting or damage to the original handle.
$26 This Item Has Been Sold



5/16in no, 28 Spoon gouge.
This is a small spoon gouge in excellent condition made by Tiranti in London. It has a nice sharp bevel with no nicks and no pitting at all. The mahogany handle is in excellent condition.
$26 This Item Has Been Sold



Biuck Brothers 1/2in no. 9 Deep Carving Gouge.
This gouge is in very good condition overall. The inside face has no pitting at all in the first 1.5in. The bevel is sharp and clean. The apple handle is original and in excellent condition.
$22 This Item Has Been Sold



Biuck Brothers 3/8in no. 5 Flat Carving Gouge.
This gouge is in very good condition overall. It has some light discoloration and patina but no pitting at all nor any damage to the original apple handle. The bevel has no nicks but could stand to be honed. It's a very usable gouge made by America's best.
$24 This Item Has Been Sold



Graduated Set of Seven British Boxwood-Handled Firmer Chisels.
These chisels are all in good, usable condition with nice clean backs and solid boxwood handles. These can be used as paring chisels or with a mallet as a general purpose bench chisel. The boxwood has aged to a nice deep golden color. The sizes included are: 1/8in Moulson Brothers, 3/8in Marples, 1/2in Bedford (very faint pitting), 5/8in Ward, 3/4in I. Sorby, 7/8in I Sorby, 1in Robert Sorby. All but the Bedford are lappend and completely free of pitting. The boxwood is all in good shape, if a bit dinged from use. It's a solid user set of chisels made by some of the best Sheffield makers.
$145 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent 3/4in Socket Framing Chisel.
This is a 15.5in long, stout socket framing chisel with a nearly perfect hooped handle. The back has been lapped flat and polished.There is a find in the bevel that will require a quick grind and hone, but it should be working in minutes. It's marked with the Olympic Trademark, a name that's unknown to me. Looks like a solid user with a lot of length to it.
$30 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent Robert Sorby 1/4in Boxwood Handled Bevel-Edge Paring Chisel.
This chisel is in excellent working order. It has a clean back, free of pitting, and a nice sharp bevel. The London pattern boxwood handle has a tight check, but is otherwise excellent. It hasn't been abused and remains an excellent parting chisel to use. It measures 11in long.
$25 This Item Has Been Sold



Massive James Swan 1 1/2in Skew Turning Chisel.
This skew chisel measures 24in overall with the handle. The blade is 1 1/2in wide with a crisp swan mark. It's sharp and won't need much work on the bevel to have it up and running.
$22 This Item Has Been Sold



Buck Brothers 1 1/4in Deep Turning Gouge.
This is a long, stout gouge measuring 18in overall. It looks like it would make a good roughing, bowl, or spindle gouge
$18 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent Buck 1 1/2in Skew Turing Chisel.
This is a crip, excellent skew with its original apple handle. It measures 18in long overall. The bevel is sharp. The handle is perfect,
$20 This Item Has Been Sold



Very Thin Marples 1/8in Diamond Parting Tool.
This is an extra-thin diamond parting tool measuring 16in long overall. The blade is flexible and tapered to a near knife-edge on both the top and bottom. It retains some faint original etching along the blade. It's a great parting tool for the finest work.
$20 This Item Has Been Sold



Outstanding Sorby 3/8in Paring Gouge.
This gouge is 12in long overall. The bevel is sharp and the back perfectly clean, free of any pitting. The octagonal boxwood handle has no damage.The gouge is in excellent condition overall
$24 This Item Has Been Sold



Flat Sorby 7/8in Paring Gouge.
This is an excellent incannel paring gouge made by Sorby in Sheffield. It measures 13.5in long overall including the original boxwood handle. The back of the blade is clean, polished, and has no pitting. The bevel is quite sharp and has no nicks. It's a top quality paring or coping gouge to put to use
$24 This Item Has Been Sold



Sorby 1/2in Paring/Coping Gouge.
This is an excellent incannel Coping gouge made by E. Sorby in Sheffield. it has the Sorby name and kangaroo trademark on the tang. It measures 12in long overall including the original boxwood handle. The back of the blade has no pitting. The bevel is reasonably sharp and has no nicks. It's a top quality paring or coping gouge to put to use
$24 This Item Has Been Sold



North Brothers no. 1540 Hand Drill.
This is a medium to heavy duty eggbeater style hand drill made by NOrth Brother sin Philadelphia . There are a number of patent dates on it, the last being 4/15/18 for the detachable hollow handle. The transmission has four patent dates and "Others Pending". This is a very good example in perfect working order. All five of the modes work perfectly- plain, RH Ratchet, LH Ratchet, RH Double, and Lock. The hollow handle is detachable to store bits inside. the gear action is perfectly smooth and there is no play at all along the drive shaft. The side handle is present. The two-jaw chuck works perfectly. It has a slot for gripping round bits, but will work better with tapered square shank bits. I can supply a number of square shank twist bits with it if you'd like. One interesting thing to note is that the transmission is marked model no. 1540 while the handle is marked 1545. The 1545 is essentially the same drill but with a three-jaw chuck. It looks original so maybe there was a mix-up at the factory? At any rate it's an excellent working example of this engineering wonder.
$50 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent Stanley 945 10in Brace.
This is an exceptional example, close to near-mint if it weren't for a few flecks of finish missing from the handle. It functions perfectly. It has every bit of finish on the frame. The jaws are still blued and have zero wear. The ratchet works flawlessly. It's a perfect working example in a great general-purpose size.
$30 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent Millers Falls no. 33 8in Ratchet Brace.
This is a gorgeous example with exceptional wood and nearly all finish on the frame. It has the 1/10/10 and 2/25/10 patent dates on the chuck shell. It likely dates to ca. 1917-35. The brace is in perfect working order. The ratchet is smooth in both directions. The pad and handle spin easily with no slop. Both have exceptional cocobolo. The jaws have no wear and the chuck works perfectly. It's a good-looking, usable example, ideal for boring smaller holes, quickly driving screws, etc.
$40 This Item Has Been Sold



Fray no. 104 10in Ratchet Brace.
This is a perfectly usable no. 104 in good condition. It's missing most of the original finish on the frame, but it's aged to a nice dark, even, honest patina. The cocobolo handle and pad have no damage and some nice grain. This model sports the pewter-ringed handle like the more common Spofford patent braces did. This model is equipped with a heavy-duty ratcheting chuck in good working order. It's a good-looking, useful brace in a good general-purpose size.
$35 This Item Has Been Sold



Massive 14in Brace.
This isn't the prettiest, but it's a 14in brace in good, usable condition. The pad and handle are cocobolo. Both turn freely with little play. The ratchet chuck works smoothly in both directions. The jaws have no wear. It's missing almost all of its original finish, but it'll work. At 14inches, it's for turning the largest bits in the hardest wood. It's marked with a model number I can't quite make out. I'm 99% sure it's a PS&W.
$45 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent Goodell-Pratt No. 02 Automatic Drill.
This drill has a gorgeous mahogany handle and almost perfect nickel plating. It has a split two-jaw chuck that accepts X shank bits. A variety of bits in excellent condition are included with this drill. The return spring is strong and it will make an excellent user. Automatic drill like this one are extremely handy to have around the house and shop to quickly and accurately bore small holes.This is a beautiful example in top working order.
$30 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent Irwin "Handy Set" of Auger Bits.
This is an excellent matched set of bits in a near perfect wooden box with the original instructions. The set consists of nine auger bits in sizes 16, 14, 12, 10, 8, 7,6, 5, and 4. It also includes a screwdriver bit. All of the bits are matched and in excellent condition. The screwdriver is a J. Swan but matches the bit pattern in the book. These are typical Irwin wingle twist, single lead screw bits capable of cutting cleanly in just about any type of wood, hard or soft, wet or dry. They cut slower than double lead screw Jennings pattern bits, but they are far less likely to lose grip. It's a great working set of bits in top condition.
$75 This Item Has Been Sold



Fray Spofford 10in Brace.
This is an earlier brace with Spofford's patent on the frame as well as the John S. Fray, Bridgeport mark. It is in excellent condition and works perfectly. The jaws have no wear, the head is perfectly tight. It's a simple, effective, tough-as-nails brace that can go anywhere without fear of damage.
$35 This Item Has Been Sold



Millers Falls Backus Patent Corner Attachment for a Brace.
This is a nice clean example in perfect working order. This brace attachment allows the user to bore into corners and other tight spots like inside cases and cabinets. A sort of ball and socket joint transfers the motion from the square drive along to the chuck. The chuck features Barber's Improved patent jaws. It is marked with both the Barber patent and the Millers Falls logo. It's missing some japanning but the action is as smooth as any I've come across. It's a nice, usable example.
$20 This Item Has Been Sold



North Brothers no. 1530 Yankee Hand Drill.
This is a small eggbeater hand drill with five different gear positions. It has plain and lock, right and left-handed ratchet, and Right Hand Double, which turns the chuck clockwise regardless of what direction the handle is turned in.It's a handy little drill to get into tight spaces. The hollow handle can be removed to hold bits and to allow it to fit into even tighter spaces. The small 3-jaw chuck works perfectly. It's a bit dirty and has some missing finish here and there. The transmission shifts easily and all five settings work fine. It's a solid, working example.
$45 This Item Has Been Sold



Unmarked Washer Cutter.
This useful bitstock tool can cut circles and washers from 1-8in in diameter in thin wood, leather, and other soft materials. It is in very good working order.
$12 This Item Has Been Sold



Stanley Upholsterers Tack Hammer.
This is an excellent example of this fairly hard to find hammer. It has a beautifully shaped hickory handle with a very thin waist to it. The head is clean and has no damage. It's a great usable example.
$20 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent Norlund 2lb Axe.
This axe is in excellent condition overall. It measures 25in overall. The head is approx. 2lbs. The bevel has no chips or dings, but isn't razor sharp. IT was made by the Norlund. Co in Lewiston, PA. There is minor wear to the poll. The handle is nearly perfect. It's a nice user axe.
$30 This Item Has Been Sold



Small Walnut Gunstock Shave.
this is a small scraper/shave used by gunstock makers or in anywhere you need to scrape a curved surface. Picture it more as a scraper spokeshave. It's made of nicely colored walnut and has a 2in blade.
$18 This Item Has Been Sold



10oz Carpenters Hammer.
This hammer is marked only "forged steel". It has a nicely waisted handle shape and a clean face. The claws are curved like a carpenter's hammer, not a ripping or framing hammer. It's an ideal size and weight for use at the bench.
$15 This Item Has Been Sold



Disston "Triumph" Saw Set.
This is a nice working example of Disston's top-end patented saw set. It features a two-part action with two plungers, very similar to the Stanley 42X. The first plunger holds the plate in place, the second making contact and setting the tip of the saw tooth. This is the "small" model no. 28 capable of setting saws 10 points and coarser. It has little original finish but works perfectly.
$25 This Item Has Been Sold



Disston "Triumph" Saw Set.
This is a nice working example of Disston's top-end patented saw set. It features a two-part action with two plungers, very similar to the Stanley 42X. The first plunger holds the plate in place, the second making contact and setting the tip of the saw tooth. This is the "medium" model no. 18 capable of setting coarse crosscut and rip saws. It is an outstanding example with almost all original finish, a nice honest patina, and in perfect working order.
$30 This Item Has Been Sold



Near-Mint Stanley no. 63 Round Face Spokeshave.
This is a simple, effective round spokeshave with a 1 3/4in wide blade. It is in near mint condition with all original finish and a perfect, unused blade.
$25 This Item Has Been Sold



North brothers no. 15 5in Ratchet Screwdriver.
This is a simple, but very effective small screwdriver for fine work. The knurled ring lets you operate the blade with one hand while holding a screw in the other. It's in good, condition, not the prettiest but it works perfectly.
$12 This Item Has Been Sold



Buck Brothers Burnisher.
This is a scarce Buck tool in usable condition. It has some light pitting, and the ferrule is missing, but both the burnished and handle are marked with the Buck logo.
$12 This Item Has Been Sold



Eclipse no. 77 Sawset.
This sawest is in excellent to near-mint condition. It has all original finish and no wear at all. This made in England example has the slightly wider plunger and is capable of setting saws up to 12 point. It's one of the best user saw sets out there and in top condition.
$30 This Item Has Been Sold



Eclipse no. 77 Sawset.
This sawest is in mint, unused condition. It has all original finish and no wear at all. This is a more modern version than the vintage made in England versions. It has the narrower pin capable of setting fine toothed saws.. It's one of the best user saw sets out there and in top condition.
$25 This Item Has Been Sold



Small Cross Peen Hammer.
This is a small 2oz hammer measuring 10in overall. The head is nicely shaped and both faces are clean. The handle is tight to the head. It's a good looking hammer for delicate work.
$20 This Item Has Been Sold



Small Cross Peen Hammer.
This is a small 2oz hammer measuring 8in overall. The head is nicely shaped and both faces are clean. The handle is tight to the head. It's a good looking hammer for delicate work.
$20 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent Witherby 8in Drawknife.
This drawknife has nice tight handles and a clean, sharp blade. There is a lot of meat left and no pitting at all on the back. The bevel is sharp. It'll be an excellent worker.
$45 This Item Has Been Sold



Early Merrill & Co. 9in Drawknife.
This drawknife has nice tight handles and a clean, sharp blade. There is a lot of meat left and no pitting at all on the back. The bevel is sharp. It'll be an excellent worker.It was made by one of the several Merrill edge tool makers in Hinsdale, NH in the mid-late 1800s.
$40 This Item Has Been Sold



Solid User-Grade Marples Marking and Mortise Gauge.
This gauge has a mahogany beam and head with some white paint splotches. The three points are all long and sharp. There is a screw-adjuster to move the non-fixed pin. It's in great working order, and has nice wood if not for the pint splotches.
$30 This Item Has Been Sold



Large British Turnscrew.
This is an 18in long Sheffield-made turnscrew with the typical oval cross section handle, ideal for putting a lot of torque where it needs to be.It is in very good condition overall.
$15 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent HS&B OVB 10oz Carpenters Hammer.
This hammer was made for Hibbard, Spencer, and Bartlett and bears their "Our Very Best" OVB mark on the handle and head. The face is slightly rounded to allow it to sink nails below the surface. The claws are long and curved and have no wear. The handle is in excellent condition. It is the classic octagonal cross section style handle with a nice waisted shape. the face is clean with no nicks at all. It's an exceptional small hammer, perfect for bench work.
$25 This Item Has Been Sold



Saw Jointer.
This is a simple cast iron saw jointer in very good, usable condition. It's marked only "Made in USA". There are no chips or cracks.
$25 This Item Has Been Sold



Pike Patent Saw Jointer Mint IOB.
This saw jointer has a spring-loaded body that keeps it tight and square to the saw plate. It is in mint condition in its original box. The box is also in excellent condition with no damage to the corners and only minor wear. It helpfully points out that it can also be sued on skates, an application I didn't think of. It's an unusual, useful saw jointer.
$45 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent 1 1/2in Hand Vise.
This is a clean, crisp example with excellent jaws without much wear. The return spring is strong. It's an essential tool in any shop, making it easy to hold small bits and blades when grinding and honing. This is an excellent working example.
$26 This Item Has Been Sold



Interesting Beech and Brass Hollow-Handle Needle File Holder.
This hollow handle tool holds an assortment of needle files inside. It has a small brass chuck specially adapted to fit the tapered shanks of small needle files.
$20 This Item Has Been Sold



Very Good Handled Hand Vise.
This is a handy tool to have around the shop to hold small bits and blades when grinding and honing. The one has the nice addition of a handle to make it easier to grip and keep steady. The handle might be rosewood. The jaws are in excellent condition. There is a maker's mark but I can't make it out. It's in excellent suer condition overall.
$28 This Item Has Been Sold



Scarce Cincinati Tool Co. "Martins" Convex Spokeshave.
This spokeshave was made by the Cincinnati Tool Company. The company was founded in 1877. Frank Martin was an early investor and directory of the company. Thus the "MARTIN'S" embossed on the spokeshave. The shave features the original blade with faint, but legible stamping that includes the Cincinnati name. It has some missing finish, but he fragile cat iron is complete and free of damage. The blade is exceptionally clean and fairly sharp, free of any pitting ont he working area of the back. It's an interesting, useful convex shave.
$65 This Item Has Been Sold



Stanley 16oz Carpenters Hammer.
This is a solid, user carpenter's hammer with a nice shaped hickory handle. The head has a few small dings at the edges, but is otherwise clean. The long curved claws are free of damage. The handle has no damage and fits perfectly.
$15 This Item Has Been Sold



Extra-Large Wooden Spokeshave.
This shave measures 14in long overall with a 3in blade. The body has little wear, the blade is sharp and has no pitting at all. A solid user spokeshave.
$25 This Item Has Been Sold



Small Convex British Boxwood Spokeshave.
This is a small, delicate shave with a 1 1/2in wide blade. The sole is curved allowing this shave to work deep into curves. The boxwood has some staining but is otherwise complete and excellent. The blade is sharp and has no pitting. It's a good usable shave for delicate work.
$25 This Item Has Been Sold



Rapier Small Metallic Spokeshave.
This is a bevel-up spokeshave similar to a wooden shave but with a cast body. It uses a series of stacked washers to determine the height of the blade. The blade has no pitting and is quite sharp.
$20 This Item Has Been Sold



Stanley SW Era. No. 68 RAbbeting Spokeshave.
This is a very good example with about 75% original japanning. The Sweetheart era blade is in excellent condition with lots of life and minimal pitting.
$35 This Item Has Been Sold



Extra-Clean Stanley no. 151 Adjustable Spokeshave.
This is a fine working example with almost all original finish, smooth adjusting screws, and a long, clean blade without any pitting. This example was made in England. It'll be a fantastic worker.
$28 This Item Has Been Sold



Scarce Stanley no. 62 Reversible Spokeshave.
This is a rare spokeshave intended to cut in both directions. Like all early examples this one does not have the Stanley name on the body, only the April 18, 1876 patent date, and the B foundry mark. Both blades are original and feature the circular Stanley logo. This example is complete and correct with no breaks or cracks in the fragile cast iron.
$45 This Item Has Been Sold



Early Stanley no. 52 Spokeshave.
This is an excellent, working example with nearly all original finish. The blade is clean and free of pitting. This is the straight-handled version of the more common gull-wing no. 51.
$0 This Item Has Been Sold



New Old Stock Shaw & Sons Glaziers Diamond.
This diamond glass cutter is in new, unused condition with the original instructions. The brass head has a tiny diamond as shown in the photos.
$15 This Item Has Been Sold



Scarce and Complete Cincinnati Tool Co. no. 388 Spokeshave.
This is a big, tough shave meant for "hardwood and heavy cross-grain work" according to the catalog. It is complete and free of any damage to all that nice cast iron. The blade is original and bears the Hargrave name. It does have some pitting but could be made usable again if you wish.
$40 This Item Has Been Sold



Small Pocket Multi-tool.
This small tool holds a corkscrew, gimlet, screwdriver, and awl.
$10 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent user Stanley no. 53 Adjustable Spokeshave.
This is an excellent working example with better than 95% japanning and an exceptional blade. This is one of the best metallic spokeshaves made. The throat piece can be adjusted in or out to quickly vary the depth of cut and throat aperture. The blade has almost all original length and no pitting at all. The bevel is reasonably sharp and has no dings.
$30 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent Unmarked 8in Rosewood Bevel Gauge.
This bevel is in excellent working order with an exceptionally nice rosewood stock. The blade has some discoloration but it works perfectly and looks great. It's a good general-purpose size for most bench work.
$18 This Item Has Been Sold



Stanley no. 22 12in Combination Square.
This square is in excellent condition with no damage and almost perfect finish. The level vial is intact, and the scribe is present. This one probably dates to the 1950s or so since it predates the blue finish of the 1960s and beyond.
$25 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent Stanley no. 66 Marking Gauge.
This is one of the less common variants of marking gauges Stanley made in the early 1900s. This model has a rosewood oval head, and brass-plated rosewood beam. It is in excellent working order with crisp markings and no major wear or damage. The marking pin is long, the head has a distinct sapwood streak ont he back that adds to the beauty of the rosewood. It's an idea l pin type marking gauge and could be fashioned into an inexpensive slitting gauge if you wish.
$30 This Item Has Been Sold



Stanley no. 197 Double Marking Gauge.
This gauge was made in the "type 11" era ca. 1910-18. It has the "V" logo on the locking screw and a bold Stanley logo on the beam in the fancy script used at the time. It has a marking pin on one end of the beam, a pizza wheel cutter on the otherside. The beam has nearly perfect nickel, the rosewood is exceptional, and both the pin and wheel cutters are in good working order. It's an exceptional example to put to work.
$45 This Item Has Been Sold



Gorgeous 12in Ebony Try Square.
This is a large try square with a 12in long blade and a thick,heavy ebony stock. The brass escutcheon is stamped with the name J. Threipland very precisely, which makes me think it's a maker's mark. The dense, jet-black ebony stock is also stamped with the same name, and the brass wear plate is engraved with a fancy version of the same name. It's a gorgeous square in great shape. The blade is straight and square. It will be a nice addition to any kit, useful for laying out panel and such.
$30 This Item Has Been Sold



6in Ebony Try Square.
This is a small 6in try square with a thick, heavy ebony stock. It's a very good, usable square with just a few dings in the stock. The blade is straight and square. It will be a nice addition to any kit, useful for all sorts of bench layout work.
$25 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent British 9in Bevel Gauge.
This is a simple, effective, good-looking gauge with a nice overall patina and no wear. The blade is clean, the corners of the stock nice and sharp. The stock is made of a dark, dense hardwood, possibly ebony or ebonized. It works perfectly and is a nice general-purpose size for all sorts of shop work,.
$25 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent British 9in Bevel Gauge.
This is a simple, effective, good-looking gauge with a nice overall patina The stock is made of dense, black ebony. . It works perfectly and is a nice general-purpose size for all sorts of shop work. The stock does have a small ding or two on the back, as shown in the photos.
$24 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent Mathieson Rosewood Mortise Gauge.
This gauge has a few owners' marks on it, but no evidence of wear. The bean and head are crisp and tight. The points are full-length and sharp. It has nice brass wear strips and escutcheon to house the locking screw. The head and moving pin are a very snug fit. They move, but not without you wanting them to move, if that makes sense. Needless to say, there is no slop at all in the head when it's locked in place. The rosewood is very dark, almost black, but with all original finish and a crisp Mathieson logo. It'll make a great user, and a good-looking addition to any toolchest.
$45 This Item Has Been Sold



Perfect 6in British Style Wing Dividers.
This is a gorgeous example of the stereotypical British style sing dividers. They are in fantastic condition with no wear and hardly a speck of discoloration. The legs are perfectly- sharp and appear to have never been ground since they left the factory. They were made by Thewlis & Co. of Warrington. They are a perfect working pair, ideal for dovetail and other layout work. They don't come nicer than these.
$45 This Item Has Been Sold



Rare, Early Stanley Winterbottom Patent 6in Try And Mitre Square.
This square is marked with the circular June 29, 1869 patent date. It has a straight, square blade. The brass is nicely patinated. The blade is graduated. While it has some discoloration the markings can still be seen.
$15 This Item Has Been Sold



Early 4oz Cross-Peen Engineers Hammer.
This is a nice little hammer, perfect for driving tacks or small nails. It's marked with a light mark that I'm sure is C Hammond, Phila. The handle has some finish loss but no damage. Both the clat and cross face are clean and free of chips. It's a sweet little hammer looking to be put to work.
$20 This Item Has Been Sold



Collection of M. Slack Layout Tools.
Mr. Slack was a patternmaker whose chest was split up and sold at auction. These six layout tools all came from his chest. Five of them bear his imprint. It includes 8in Moore and Wright outside calipers, 5in Athol Tool Co outside calipers, both of which bear his fancy etched owner's mark. There is also a 4in machinist square with the same mark, and two wooden mitre squares with his mark as well. The unmarked piece is a handmade 4in compass. All of the tools are in excellent condition.
$60 This Item Has Been Sold



Interesting Griffiths 1/2in Square Ovolo Molding Plane.
This is a crisp, clean molder with an interesting look to it. It looks a little strange, I just can't put my finger on why.. It cuts a perfectly normal 1/2in square ovolo. It's in nice clean, crisp condition. the blade has some scattered pitting. I see it now.. it doesn't have a hand-hold, very much like a rabbet plane. .. very strange.
$20 This Item Has Been Sold



Crisp German 1 1/4in Skew Rabbet.
This plane is in excellent condition overall with ca crisp, clean body and near perfect iron. The body is not warped. The iron has not one speck of pitting. It should be a great worker.
$30 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent Varvill 1 1/2in Skew Rabbet.
Varvill made some of the highest quality wooden planes in 19th century, and this one is no exception. Note the crisp, sharp edges along the center escapement, the level of fit and finish on the hand-hold, and the very tight mouth. It's been used a bit, but remains in excellent condition. The blade has some specks of pitting, and needs a quick grind to square it to the sole, but the small bit of effort will be well-rewarded with a fantastic user rabbet of the highest quality.
$35 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent 3/4in Side Bead By Joseph Marple, Sheffield.
This plane is in excellent condition with a crisp, clean body. The hel and tote show at least five owner's marks, but it was used only sparingly. The blade is clean and sharp without pitting. The boxing straight and complete. There is no damage. It should be a great worker for larger moldings and outdoor sized work.
$28 This Item Has Been Sold



Well-Used Varvill 3/8in Side Bead.
This bead molding plane has been used quite a bit but remains in good, usable condition. The boxing is a bit worn, and there are hammer marks on the heel. The cabinet pitch blade remains sharp and shouldn't take too much labor to get back into working order. It's a very useful and desirable size bead made by one of England's best.
$25 This Item Has Been Sold



Expertly Restored Moseley Sash Fillister.
This is a beautiful example of a top quality sash fillister made by Moseley & Son in london ca. 1860. The plane is made to the highest standards- the entire sole is boxed with double-dovetail boxing. The arms exit the body just above the hand-hold, resulting in perfectly even semi-circles, displaying remarkable accuracy. The arms are brass capped with crossed boxwood wedges. The plane has been nicely restored to full working order. Both the blade and nicker were replaced with tempered tool steel. Both are sharp and ready to work. The keyed wedges that hold the arm and the wedge that holds the nicker blade have been replaced with rosewood wedges. All three hold well and release easily. It's a top quality plane in great working order.
$90 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent Kelley & Co 3/4in Dado Plane.
This is an excellent working example with a clean,damage-free body, perfect blade and nicker, and a working depth stop. The body is not warped or twisted. It will make a top quality user.
$65 This Item Has Been Sold



Outstanding E Baldwin 3/8in Quirk Ogee, Ready to Work.
This plane cuts a steep quirk ogee. It has a sharp blade, perfect boxing, and a very tight mouth. It works well as-is, but be sure to take light cuts to resist clogging, as the mouth is very tight around the quirk. It has a replacement wedge which fits perfectly. It's a gorgeous small profile and a top use molding plane.
$55 This Item Has Been Sold



Matched Pair of 1/2in Tongue and Groove Planes.
These planes were made by the Union Tool Company of Goshen, MA. They cut a tongue and groove joint centered on 1/2in stock but will work for 5/8in as well. they are in very good working order, if a bit dirty here and there.
$50 This Item Has Been Sold



John Bell, Philadelphia 1/2in Coming and Going Tongue and Groove Plane.
This plane is in good working order. It has two decent blades and one replaced wedge. IT cuts a T&G joint centered on 1/2in stock. One side runs the groove, the other the tongue.
$30 This Item Has Been Sold



Crisp Sandusky 3/16in Side Bead.
This plane is in crisp, near-mint condition. There is no damage to the blade, boxing, or body, and no wear.
$45 This Item Has Been Sold



Crisp Chapin Stephens 3/16in Side Bead.
This plane is in crisp, near-mint condition. There is no damage to the blade, boxing, or body, and no wear.
$45 This Item Has Been Sold



British 1/2in Cove MOlding Plane.
This plane has a maker's mark that was over-stamped by an owner. It looks like a mid-19th century plane to me. The blade is in decent shape, the body has minor wear but no damage. It's definitely usable, and a nice smaller profile.
$25 This Item Has Been Sold



Mathieson 5/8in Flat Sash Ovolo.
This is originally intended as a sash plane but will work perfectly along any edge you want to relieve or decorate with a nice flat ovolo. The long fence and depth stop make it an easy one to use. The blade is in good shape as well and shouldn't take long to get up and running. It's a nice, usable plane with an attractive small profile.
$30 This Item Has Been Sold



Complete and Excellent Stanley No. 444 Dovetail Plane .
This is a rare Stanley plane made in the early 1900s designed to facilitate cutting sliding dovetail joints in stock 1/2 to 5/4in thick. It can cut dovetails 1/4 to 5/8in deep and up to 1in wide at the "neck". This example is complete in its original finger-jointer box. The box has a faded label on the side and a complete label on the underside of the lid describing the plane's capabilities. The box of blades is complete and has the original scribe mark with instructions to grind cutters to this angle. All four blades are present as are both spur blocks. The spurs are present and long. The blades have seen a little use. The plane is completely nickel-plated. There are some small spots of discoloration and nickel loss, but the original finish is at least 99%. The box lid is cracked and could be repaired easily enough. It's a rare plane to find in this condition. It would make an exceptional addition to any Stanley collection.
$725 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent SW Era Stanley No. 78 Rabbet and Fillsiter Plane.
This Sweetheart era plane has the 6-7-1910 patent date on the body and the proper SW logo blade. This is the type with the blade adjusting lever. It has some 95% or better japanning . All of the parts are present. The nickers have a good bit of life to them. The blade is long and clean, free of pitting. It should be a great user rabbet/fillister plane. The 78 allows the user to precisely cut rabbets both with and across the grain thanks to its fence, depths stop,a nd integral nicker blade.
$65 This Item Has Been Sold



Exceptional Early Stanley No. 78 Rabbet and Fillister Plane.
This is an early 78 made ca. 1900 with the B casting on the body and proper circular Stanley logo on the blade. The plane is in outstanding condition. I has at least 99% japanning. The blade is full-length and absolutely free of pitting. . All of the parts are present. The nickers have a good bit of life to them. It should be a great user rabbet/fillister plane. The 78 allows the user to precisely cut rabbets both with and across the grain thanks to its fence, depths stop,a nd integral nicker blade.
$65 This Item Has Been Sold



Usable Stanley no. 80 Scraper.
This is a "type 11" era scraper with the arched logo ca. 1909-10. The scraper is in good, usable condition. It's missing at least half of the japanning, but the blade is quite decent and sharp. It's a decent, usable example of this useful scraper.
$30 This Item Has Been Sold



Usable Stanley no. 80 Scraper.
This is a decent, usable example. The scraper has likely been repainted. The blade is a later Stanley replacement in good condition with no pitting and only very minor surface rust that can be cleaned off easily. It's a decent, usable example.
$25 This Item Has Been Sold



Nice User-Made Router Plane.
This is a well-made, heavy router with a blade just over 1/2in wide. It has nicely made rosewood handles, a very clean casting for the body. and a well-designed holding mechanism for the blade. This isn't a dainty router for running along the edge of a board- it's wide base made of dense cast iron is ideal for larger work like working large tenons and such. The blade is in excellent condition and has no pitting. It will be a unique, fun plane to put to use.
$55 This Item Has Been Sold



Worker Sargent 408 VBM-Era Small Smoth Plane.
This is Sargent's version of the no. 3 small smooth plane. This one is in good working order. It was made ca. 1910-20 which is about the same time Stanley was making its "type 11" tools. This plane, in fact, has a replacement Stanley blade with a proper "type 11" V logo blade. The blade is long, clean and in excellent condition without pitting. I found the plane with this blade in it, so I figured I'd keep it there. There is some minor discoloration on the body. The japanning is better than 95%. The mahogany tote is gorgeous but does have a very old, well-repaired crack towards the top. It should be a great worker at a bargain price.
$28 This Item Has Been Sold



Very Good Pre-WWII Stanley no. 3 Small Smooth Plane.
This plane dates to just after the SW era. Both the cap and blade are marked with the patent number 1,918,750 which is Higbee's patent for the kidney shaped hole in the lever cap which was granted 7/18/1933. The plane is in very good condition and should be an excellent user. It has a nice, even, honest patina from age and some use. The blade is clean, honed, and free of pitting. all of the adjusters work easily. The flaws are small- the lever cap is missing a small bit of nickel and the base of the rosewood tote has an early, well-done repair. Otherwise the japanning is nearly perfect and the plane looks great. It'll be a great addition to any working kit.
$50 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent Stanley "type 11" era No. 35 Smooth Plane.
This plane has a "V" logo blade dating to ca. 1910-18, Stanley's much celebrated "type 11" era. The plane is in excellent working order. The beech base is clean and sound with no damage and little wear. The sole is especially fine, much better than the vast majority of wood-bottom planes I find. This model has the improved frog attachment using machine screws that thread into threaded inserts int he sole. The blade adjusters work fine. The blade is long, clean. and has no pitting, just some light discoloration. It should be a perfect worker, and a fine addition to any tool chest.
$40 This Item Has Been Sold



Excellent J. Buck 9in Open-Handled Backsaw.
This 9in backsaw has a 2 3/8in deep plate. The plate is clean, free of pitting, and straight. The beech handle is held in place with two split saw screws and is in excellent condition with no damage. It's a beautiful saw and should be a fantastic worker.
$70 This Item Has Been Sold



Disston no. 5 10in Brass Backsaw.
This is a Disston No. 5 made for the British market. It has a thick, heavy brass back that gives it a considerable heft. The plate is 2 3/8in deep. The plate is dead straight. There is an even,honest dark patina throughout. There is minor pitting on the front just below the spine, nowhere where it will ever affect ust. It has a beech handle in very good condition with only minor finish loss, no damage. It should be an outstanding worker.
$70 This Item Has Been Sold



British 8in Straight-Handle Dovetail Saw.
This dovetail, or gent's saw, has an 8in plate 3in deep. It's in good shape. The plate is straight. It has an even dark patina and a few specks of pitting. It has a brass back and beech handle.
$20 This Item Has Been Sold



British Pad Saw.
This is an unmarked beech pad saw with a nice straight, clean blade. The brass end is uncleaned and in perfect working order. It's an earlier British version of the keyhole saw. This one is nice looking and usable.
$20 This Item Has Been Sold



Exceptional Brown & Flather, Sheffield, Rosewod Pad Saw.
This pad saw has an outstanding handle made from highly figured rosewood. The wood has no damage and features gorgeous grain and color. The blade is clean and still fairly sharp. The brass end is nicely patinated. It's a fantastic example in working order.
$26 This Item Has Been Sold



Disston 12in no. 4 Backsaw.
This is a clean, straight 12in backsaw with a 3in deep plate. The plate is straight and has no pitting. There is some light etching remaining. The handle has no damage. Based on the medallion it dates to ca. 1947-53 era. It's a solid user backsaw.
$55 This Item Has Been Sold



Classic D. Flather 12in British Bowsaw.
This bowsaw is in exceptional condition. It has almost all original finish throughout, and no damage. The only flaw is a paint splotch on the round handle. It will be an exceptional worker and a beautiful addition to any working kit.
$75 This Item Has Been Sold



Interesting 24in Frame Saw.
This frame saw has oak arms and stretcher and a wide 1 1/2in blade. I didn't think much of it at firs,t but the tensioning mechanism caught my attention so I decided to try it out. To my amazement, despite what looks like a rusty blade, it cuts amazingly well. It's equipped with a fine-toothed rip blade which just tears through 3/4in stock and tracks straight. There is some slight damage to one arm, and the blade is dirty as the photos show. It was likely converted from an earlier style tensioned as there is a slot in the stretcher for the paddle to rest. It's interesting, and quite usable.
$45 This Item Has Been Sold



German Fret Saw.
This fret or coping saw has a 6in deep throat and can hold blades from 2.5-6.5inches long. It is in excellent working order
$22 This Item Has Been Sold



Massive British Steel-Soled Wooden Smooth Plane.
I've seen several planes like this one made by C. Nurse. This one is marked EA Smith at the toe. It has a thick steel plate in front of the mouth. The blade is a thick 2 1/4in wide parallel iron by Marples. It's the same type of blade you'd find in an infill, appropriate considering the mass of this plane. It weighs in at about 5lbs. The body has some wear, and a nice overall patina. There is an old, perfectly repaired check in the left cheek. It's solid and I can't make it move at all- I'm not concerned with it impacting use at all. The blade has a perfectly clean,lapped back. It should be a great smoother to put to work.
$55 This Item Has Been Sold



Crisp 2 1/8in British Coffin Smoother.
This smoother has no maker's mark I can discern. It's in clean, crisp condition without much wear. The blade is a tapered double iron with no pitting on the back. It should sharpen up easily enough and be a good worker.
$35 This Item Has Been Sold



Exceptional Mathieson 17in Jack/Fore Plane.
This plane is in excellent condition with almost no wear, save a few light hammer marks at the heel. It has hardly any dings and the tote is perfect. The plane retains its origina 2 1/4in double iron. Both the cap and blade are marked with the Mathieson logo. The back of the blade has been lapped and polished completely, and has not a speck of pitting. There is a small ding in the bevel that will require a quick grind and hone, but it should be working in minutes. The blade is massive- the typical thick, laminated British style. It will be an exceptional working jack or fore plane to put to use.
$75 This Item Has Been Sold



Big DR Barton 26in Jointer Plane.
This plane is in excellent working order. It is sharp and ready to use. I've tested it and pulled nice paper-thin shavings easily. The plane hold a thick, laminated 2 1/2in double iron, also marked with the Barton logo. The blade has almost its entire original length, and just a few specks of discoloration but no pitting. There is a lignum strike at the toe. The mouth is very tight. The sole is flat. The only defect at all is a very old chip out of the very ti pof the horn. It's an outstanding user jointer, tuned and ready to work upon arrival.
$85 This Item Has Been Sold



Massive and Excellent Steel-Shod Fore/Jointer Plane.
This is a massive 20in long fore/jointer plane with an applied steel sole. It's made of dense English beech which, combined with the steel plate, gives it an overall weight of just under 10lbs. Nothing will stand in the way of this plane. The body is in excellent condition and the closed tote has no damage at all. The wood has a lovely feel to it. The steel sole slides easily and the plane works extremely well as-is. I gave it an extended test drive to prove this, enjoying the mass and momentum it develops. You can skip your daily push-ups after after a session with this plane. There is an old repaired crack to the right ear of the mortise, but it's well-repaired and the wedge fits perfectly. To match the steel sole the plane is fitted with a thick, tapered 2 1/2in double iron in excellent condition. The bevel is sharp, the back is perfectly clean and lapped. There is no pitting at all.It'll make a fantastic worker.
$75 This Item Has Been Sold



Extra-long Greenfield 28in Jointer Plane.
This is a fantastic user jointer plane in excellent condition. The body has no damage at all and very little wear. The sole is flat. The tote is perfect. The mouth is tight. It has a nice newbould double iron in excellent condition without any pitting at all. The back has been lapped and polished. It just needs a quite grind and hone and it'll be up and running. It's a fantastic user jointer plane.
$100 This Item Has Been Sold



Classic British Fore/Joiner PLane.
This is a 22in fore or jointer plane with a 2 1/2in wide double iron. It's a jointer plane by metallic plane standards, but 22in is more of a fore plane in terms of wooden planes. It'll work well whatever the job. It is in very good user condition overall. The sole is flat and the blade is excellent- it's a crisp Atkin double iron with matching cap. the blade is thick and laminated with a clean, lapped back. The bevel does have a couple of dings so it'll require a quick trip to the grinder before you use it. The body has honest dings and scratches from use but no real damage. The tote is complete and excellent. It should be a very nice worker fore/jointer plane.
$65 This Item Has Been Sold



Massive Steel-Shod Wooden Smoother buy EJ Birch.
This plane was made by Birch at the Weedingtown Rd, Kentish Town, North London. The plane is fitted with a steel sole which adds considerable mass to it, along with the wear-resistance you get from an infill. Add to that the fact that the plane uses a a massive 2 1/4in wide I Sorby Parallel Iron, and you have a plane very close to an infill without the cost. There are two small defects- a small tight crack in the heel of the steel casing, and a small check in the right cheek which is completely stable and poses no problems whatever. The blade is in fantastic condition, featuring a polished, lapped back without any pitting. It should work out to be a fantastic worker.
$65 This Item Has Been Sold



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